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Facebook updates rules to ensure transparency of political ads

Monday 9 April 2018 | 10:14 CET | News
Facebook has announced changes to its advertising rules with a view to making political ads more transparent and accountable. Since October, administrators of popular Facebook pages have required verification to run electoral ads on Facebook or Instagram, but the company has now extended that rule to anyone that wants to show "issue ads" on political topics that are being debated across the country. Advertisers will be prohibited from running political ads – electoral or issue-based – until they are authorised, said the company.

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Companies: Facebook / Instagram
Countries: United States / World
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